BC Geographical Names

Name Details:

Name: Beaver Cove
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Community
StatusClick here for an explanation of Status.: Official
Relative Location: At mouth of Kokish River, SE of Port McNeill, Rupert Land District
Latitude-LongitudeClick here for an explanation of Position Type.: 50°32'00''N, 126°52'00''W at the approximate population centre of this feature.
DatumClick here for an explanation of Datum.: NAD27
NTS MapClick here for an explanation of NTS Map.: 92L/10
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Origin Notes and History:

Beaver Cove (Steamer Landing) adopted 6 June 1952 on C.3569 (file A.1.40). Form of name changed to Beaver Cove (Post Office & Steamer Landing) 3 April 1959 on 92L/10; further changed to Beaver Cove (Community) 15 June 1982 on 92L/10.
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office
Adopted 2-5-33 (92 L/l0) as a Settlement.
Source: Canadian Geographical Names Database, Ottawa
Englewood Post Office, established across the cove in 1925, was relocated to near the Beaver Cove steamer landing, and renamed Beaver Cove Post Office, 16 May 1958. Post Office closed 30 April 1975 (?).
Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office